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John Gereau

Managing Editor
518-873-6368 Ext: 214

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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Our editorial board: Clearing the air | On Second Thought

I wrote my first editorial for Denton Publications 23 years ago. Since then I’ve put my name on hundreds of opinion pieces and been a part of dozens of editorial board positions.

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The perfect marinade machine | Outdoor Tales

I have coined this column for more than two decades and rarely have taken the opportunity to endorse a service or product.

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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