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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.
Those entering the main office at Moriah Central School this year have noticed small bell towers on their right as they make their way into the school.
The annual celebration of all things Christmas will again be held in the Schroon Lake community Saturday, Dec. 13.
The new Crown Point Art Gallery is hosting the works of North Country Community College students over the winter months.
The “ugly sweater party” craze has gained in popularity in the past few years, now becoming a fundraiser at Moriah Central School.
After a public hearing on the matter, members of the school board met Dec. 2, and Dec. 8, to discuss the timetable for hiring a new Superintendent of Schools.
Events will start with the annual senior citizen dinner at the school, starting at 4 p.m. and running until 6:30 p.m. The event was moved from its originally scheduled day of Tuesday, Dec. 9.
Ticonderoga Police Chief Mark Johns recently presented his plan to bring in a K-9 unit using leftover funds from 2014 along with budgeted funds for 2015. He said when looking into the possibly of bringing a dog onto the force, Vergennes was the main town he researched.
Ticonderoga Central School District officials have announced school will be closing early Tuesday, Dec. 9, as a storm system expected to drop several inches of snow makes its way north.
Through its company-wide granting program, International Paper Ticonderoga Mill has given a big boost to the St. Mary’s School rebuilding fund.
Schroon Lake, Moriah sweep in tournaments, Ti splits
The winter sports season has begun, and a couple of Class D boys basketball squads have made very strong statements in their first couple of games.