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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.
Tied at halftime, the Ticonderoga Sentinels scored 24 points in the final 24 minutes of play to claim the Section VII/Class D title with a 30-6 win over rival and two-time defending champion Moriah Oct. 31.
Community members here packed the Moriah Central School auditorium Oct. 18 and Oct. 19 to see the latest movie premier from the collaborators behind “Mineville.”
The annual renewal of rivalry between the Ticonderoga (5-3) and Moriah (4-4) varsity football teams once again takes the stage at AuSable Valley High School with the Section VII/Class D title on the line.
“St. Mary’s Strong,” is a phrase that has penetrated the Ticonderoga area since the fire that swept through the catholic elementary and middle school Sept. 5.
Two local schools recently changed out of their traditional colors and went pink to help support cancer awareness and research.
The Minerva/Newcomb girls soccer team advanced to the Section VII/Class D finals Saturday, Nov. 1, with a 3-2 win over the Moriah Vikings Oct. 28.
Kayli Stone found the back of the net in the 79th minute of play to advance the Crown Point Lady Panthers to the Section VII/Class D semifinals against Chazy with a 1-0 victory over one of the two teams who beat them twice in the regular season (Minerva/Newcomb being the other).
A benefit will be held Sunday, Nov. 2, in Saratoga for a former member of the Moriah and Ticonderoga communities who suffered a devastating accident recently.
Firefighters from the Moriah and Mineville/Witherbee Volunteer Fire Departments, along with Essex County Sheriff’s and Emergency Services departments, were on hand to present fifth grader Emery Tausinger with an award for his actions during the fire in the elementary wing of the school which took place Sept. 26.
Nine young ladies from the senior class at Ticonderoga Central School will take the stage Saturday, Nov. 1 to vie for the title of Distinguished Young Woman.