Keith Lobdell

South Bureau Editor
518-585-9173 Ext: 111

Keith Lobdell returned to the Valley News in December of 2010 after spending four years as a reporter with the Whitehall Times. Lobdell previously worked at Denton Publications from 2000-2004. He lives in Westport with his wife and three children.

Recent Stories

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Saranac Lake scores lone touchdown in defensive battle with Ticonderoga

Neither Saranac Lake or Ticonderoga were able to manage more than 155 yards of total offense, but the Red Storm was the beneficiary of the longest play of the game, a 39-yard strike from Tristin Fitzgerald to Ty Marmion in the third quarter to give the team a 7-0 win over the Sentinels. Sept. 26.

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Port Henry youth brings George’s wall to life

For Moriah Central School seventh grader Alethea Goralczyk, art is in her blood.

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St. Mary’s to rebuild

Father Kevin McEwan said St. Mary’s Church is hopeful the Catholic elementary and middle school will be back to normal one year after a suspected arson swept through the facility Sept. 5.

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Work continues on Tower Ave. bridge despite surprises

The work to replace the Tower Ave. Bridge is moving forward despite some unexpected challenges found during the removal of the former structure.

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Crown Point looks to further work on new justice court

The facility, located in the Knapp Senior Center, was recently opened for town court. Supervisor Charles Harrington said the town has continued to look for justice court grant applications to help improve the facility.

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Adirondack Distance Festival readies for big weekend with national honor

The 18th edition of the festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28, in the towns of Schroon Lake and Chestertown.

Ticonderoga defense, zone read down Moriah in round 1

On Sept. 19, it was Garrison Hughes' turn to run the zone read himself as the Ticonderoga Sentinels used it to spur a pair of big drives en route to a 31-0 win over rival Moriah.

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Peru rallies in fourth to defeat Ticonderoga

A wet field and confident Ticonderoga squad held the Peru Indians at bay for three quarters of their Sept. 13 football game.

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Ticonderoga Central shifts administrative chairs

There were some new faces and some old in new places as the 2014-15 school year started for the Ticonderoga Central School District.

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Crown Point Central celebrates history of town, success of school

A school-wide field trip was held Sept. 5, taking students to the Penfield Homestead Museum for a day of learning and celebration as the school was named a College for Every Student (CFES) School of Distinction for the fifth straight year.

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