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Methodist church offering youth Sunday school, activities starting in September

Sunday School at the First United Methodist Church in Ticonderoga will be starting again on Sunday, Sept. 7, during the 10:30 a.m. service.

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Labor Day weekend events in Port Henry

“We tried something new last year and had Labor Day at the beach,” said Tim Bryant Chamber of Commerce executive. “It was a great time, but we had some feedback that downtown wasn’t as festive so we are back on Church Street.”

Local Girl Scouts seek volunteers, members

Girl Scouts will currently be hosting four registration nights during the month of September.

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Hospice looks for volunteers

The Essex County office of High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care is looking for volunteers to help out in the office.

Cabela’s, Bass Tracker, LL Bean: Sporting scenes in the Adirondacks | Notes from the North Woods

I recently received a phone call from an old friend who wanted to know if I could help him arrange to get a wild turkey for use as a prop in a photo shoot that was to be produced in the area.

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Featuring food and ambiance of iconic roadhouse, Lake George HoJo’s to reopen soon

The fried clams, fish fry specials and 28 flavors of rich ice cream will be back soon, as the classic Howard Johnson's Restaurant of Lake George — closed down for several years — will be reopening soon with its vintage furnishings, large salad bar and an expanded menu. The Lake George Howard Johnson's was one of three remaining restaurants of the once-ubiquitous chain.

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ESSLA lake stewards work the shores

The ESSLA Lake Stewards are being kept very busy at the Horicon Boat Launch located at the southern end of Schroon Lake.

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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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