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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Port Henry beaches closed by algae

Officials have closed two area beaches because of health concerns posed by toxins.

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Assistant DA comes to aid of defendant in need

On June 24, Essex County Assistant District Attorney Jamie Martineau was at his usual assignment in Ticonderoga Town Court, standing in front of a judge across from a female defendant and Essex County Public Defender Brian Boutelle.

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Autosaver Ford celebrates one year in business

 It has been a year since Autosaver Ford opened its doors in Granville, and now they are ready to celebrate.

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Kutting Edge Studio set for grand opening

Having worked in the Port Henry salon previously owned by colleague and mentor Carol Genier, Peters now takes the helm of the long-time, established salon business with the new name of Kutting Edge Studio.

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Port Henry to host trio of events July 19

Three events will come together for a day of lakeside celebration Sunday, July 19.

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Whitehall, Lake George to be featured in Animal Planet season finale

A recent investigation into the Bigfoot phenomenon will be the anchor to the two-hour season finale of a popular Animal Planet television show.

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Edgemont Bed and Breakfast opens

Vincent Dupont sprayed champagne during the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Edgemont Bed and Breakfast, located on 284 Edgemont Road. It is being managed by Shelly Budwick.

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Heritage Center Museum set for summer programs

The Ticonderoga Heritage Center Museum will be hosting its own heritage festival over the summer for local youth.

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Festival Guild set for summer of music

Musicians from far and wide, ranging in ages and abilities, will be part of the Ticonderoga Festival Guild’s summer concert programing in 2015.

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Port Henry set to hold another dissolution vote

Residents in the Village of Port Henry will go to the polls later this year to decide if the government structure should be dissolved.

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