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Stager to speak at Literacy Volunteers fundraiser

Well-known ecologist and local professor, Dr. Curt Stager will present his thought-provoking book, “Deep Future,”at the Literacy Volunteers’ Annual August Author Address on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 1:00 p.m at Camp Dudley’s Witherbee Hall.

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Liberty and chocolate to be featured at Fort Ticonderoga

Research leads to discovery of chocolate at fort

This summer Fort Ticonderoga is introducing a new and exciting foodway initiative entitled Chocolate: The Taste of Liberty.

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Flower program at Fort Ticonderoga’s King’s Garden

Iris Division Days in the King’s Garden are a great time to take home bearded irises to add to your own perennial bed.

Dance studio announces tot class

The Marge Cross Command Performance Dance Studio is featuring a new program for toddlers starting in September.

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Berried Alive and Under the Shroom | Notes from the North Woods

By nature, humans are foragers.

Flowers tell all! | Conservation Conversations

Frank Woolner wrote a book called “Grouse and Grouse Hunting” back in 1970.

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The 2014 Essex County Fair

In photographs

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No bids on Glens Falls Civic Center

The venue that's hosted rock superstars and a half-dozen hockey teams failed to prompt one bid Monday Aug. 18 when it was put up for a public auction. The lack of bids is expected to embolden the Coalition to Save Our Civic Center, a group of area community leaders who seek to continue its operation as a sports and entertainment venue under a public-private partnership.

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Mission accomplished: Strand ready to go digital

The Strand Theatre in Schroon Lake became the eighth of 10 local, community cinemas to reach their goal as part of the Go Digital or Go Dark fundraising program, led by the Adirondack North Country Association and Adirondack Film Society.

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Blown engine? No sweat for teen race-car driver

A young race car driver amaze the crowd as they achieve an improbable feat.

Cuomo announces designation of monies to fund outdoor recreation

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo anounced funding for multiple projects on Monday, July 21 that will expand and improve outdoor recreational opportunities in the Adirondack Park, including $750,000 to upgrade the Abanakee Dam on the Indian River, which was the site of the Govenor’s Adirondack Challenge in Indian Lake on July 20 to highlight recreational opportunities and promote the region’s tourism industry.

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Heritage Sunday to be observed between Crown Point parishes

On Sunday, Aug. 17, at 9:30 a.m., almost 190 years from the time that The Reverend S.L. Herrick, Pastor of The First Congregational Church of Crown Point began holding Services in a rural portion of the community known as Ironville, current members and the pastor of First Congregational Church and the United Methodist Churches of Crown Point will join with the Penfield Historical Society and all those in attendance in a Heritage Day Service at the old Second Congregational Church Meeting House.

Ti Youth Commission announces fall soccer program

The Ticonderoga Youth Commission will hold sign-ups for the fall soccer program on Aug. 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the back of the community building. If you would like to register a child but can not make registration contact the Town Clerk's office 585-6677 or the Program Director Tabitha Wood's 585-6405.

Village flushes fire hydrants

The Village will flush fire hydrants throughout the Village beginning Tuesday, Aug. 19 through Friday, Aug. 22.

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New arts mural takes shape along Ticonderoga street

With the assistance of Sharon Reynolds of PRIDE, a mural project started last summer with the receipt of a $550 grant from the Essex County Arts Council awarded to Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance with the stipulation it be used this year.

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