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John Gereau

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John Gereau is a native of the Adirondacks with more than 20 years in the newspaper industry, 15 years with Denton Publications and 5 years at The Post-Star in Glens Falls.

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His Indian name was Tenderfoot | Outdoor Tales

An old dirt road once snaked its way through the woodland between North Hudson and Keene, unrolling through the Adirondack forest like a crooked streambed.

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Fire destroys storage building on Lake George Ave

Building was unoccupied but cars, boats lost in the blaze

A fast moving fire destroyed a storage building on Lake George Avenue early Friday morning, Aug. 22.

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Essex County Judge: No changes to pistol permits

Despite concern among local sportsmen to the contrary, the ability to obtain a permit in Essex County to carry a concealed pistol in public has not been taken away.

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Owens wins third term

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh) was elected to a third term in a tightly contested race against Republican opponent Matt Doheny on Election Day, Nov 6.

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Crown Point couple comes to the rescue

Hirtles save dachshunds

Rev. David Hirtle relaxed in a large easy chair as his two rambunctious dachshunds tossed toys at his feet, pleading for him to play fetch. As he reached for one of the stuffed objects, a small head peaked around the corner from the next room. And, just as quickly, disappeared.

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Fur prices trending upward

Outdoor Tales

I used to love to trap. Some of my most fond memories growing up in the Adirondacks involve wading around bug-infested beaver meadows, a packbasket laden with steel traps tugging on my shoulders.

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They were biting this morning ...

Outdoor Tales

It’s Monday morning as I write this and all I can think about is that old Labatt Blue commercial of the fish on the phone with the guy at his office.

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County supervisors vs legislators: Which makes more sense?

A little more than two decades ago, there was a groundswell of support in Essex County for switching from an 18-member board of supervisors to a five- or seven-member board of legislators.

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A shedding story

Outdoor Tales

An interesting anomaly seems to be occurring this year with the deer herd in the form of bucks bouncing around in mid February still wearing head gear.

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Deer take down 10 percent in northern zone

While some really nice antlers hit the forest floor this hunting season, I think the universal theme coming from Adirondack hunting camps was that less deer were being seen. I know that was our experience at my camp. The preliminary deer take numbers in the northern zone seem to follow that trend, according to senior wildlife biologist Ed Reed.

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