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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.

Reeder named Salvation Army services coordinator

Samuel Reeder has been hired as a Regional Services Coordinator for the Empire State Division of The Salvation Army, announced Major Donald Hostetler, divisional commander.

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Farmers’ market continues to grow throughout summer in Ticonderoga

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the achievements of the 2014 Farmers’ Market and to honor the farmers and consumers who have made this year’s Ticonderoga Area Farmers’ Market a growing success.

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Immunization requirements revised by state DOH

The New York State Department of Health recently announced revised immunization requirements for school attendance.

Troutopia | Notes from the North Woods

Troutopia is a new sporting term that I recently coined.

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McGinness gives back with debut country album

The Moriah and Middlebury native recently released his debut album, “It’s Gonna Be a Good Night,” on iTunes, Google Play and online (joeMcGinness.net) and other digital outlets. His first single, one of six original songs from the album, was released in April, and has sold over 7,000 copies digitally through iTunes, XBox, Amazon and Google Play.

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Historic corn maze takes on shape of Fort Ticonderoga

What activity combines solving puzzles and testing your knowledge of history with fresh air, sunshine and over two miles of winding trails?

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Saving the Strand

Committee draws near on go digital goal

The Save the Strand Committee recently announced that they are very close to securing the needed funding to renovate the Schroon Lake hamlet theater from a one screen, 35-mm projection system into a modern digital projection facility.

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25 years of folk music to be celebrated in Schroon

The 25th annual Adirondack Folk Music Festival will take place Sunday, Aug. 10, from noon until 5 p.m. at the Schroon Town Park by the bandstand.