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Thom Randall

Editor, Adirondack Journal
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Major rock and country music festival to debut in Lake George

Renowned bands such as NRBQ, Paranoid Social Club, New Riders of the Purple Sage are featured in this weekend's American Music Festival for the Lake — a first-ever event — in Lake George Village. The festival's lineup also features Claire Lynch who has won three 'Female Vocalist of the Year' awards and Robert Randolph & the Family Band, whose leader has won national acclaim for his Hendrix-like rock riffs on his pedal steel guitar.

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Adirondack Balloon Festival: a weekend of family fun starts Thursday Sept. 18

The Adirondack Balloon Festival, beloved by people of all ages both from the region and around the nation, launches its 42nd edition this Thursday and extends through the weekend.

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Warrensburg's huge sale to feature new Fun Zone, train access

Event now recruiting groups to provide children's activities

Warrensburg's famed 'World's Largest Garage Sale' has first-ever features this year.

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Lake George Jazz Weekend to present acclaimed musicians Sat. Sept. 13 & Sunday Sept. 14

Whether its quirky, innovative music, gypsy jazz or straight-ahead stylings or selections from Fellini soundtracks, it's all being offered Saturday and Sunday at the Lake George Jazz Weekend by some internationally renowned artists.

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Extensive project to upgrade Million Dollar Beach launched

Environmentally-friendly porous pavement, boat washing stations, swimming and fishing piers with universal access, and an improved vehicle traffic flow — are all coming soon to Lake George's famed Million Dollar Beach in a $6.3 million construction project.

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Local parade of Ford Mustangs scheduled; world record sought

A woman entranced with Mustangs since she was a teenager has organized a parade of the classic 'pony cars' through Lake George on Sunday Sept. 14, and she's hoping the procession will set a world's record.

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Adirondack Nationals car show to grip Lake George this weekend

Extravagant and artistically-conceived hot rods, bizarre but innovative custom vehicles, over-the-top muscle cars and lovingly restored antique sedans will all be featured at this weekend's annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show in Lake George, expected to be the largest in its quarter-century tenure. Although the police will likely be quelling the lawlessness that has plagued the nightly cruise-in, the event will still offer a memorable experience.

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Featuring food and ambiance of iconic roadhouse, Lake George HoJo’s to reopen soon

The fried clams, fish fry specials and 28 flavors of rich ice cream will be back soon, as the classic Howard Johnson's Restaurant of Lake George — closed down for several years — will be reopening soon with its vintage furnishings, large salad bar and an expanded menu. The Lake George Howard Johnson's was one of three remaining restaurants of the once-ubiquitous chain.

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Queensbury soldier receives Purple Heart

An Army sergeant from Queensbury man who has struggled with ailments since being seriously injured by a massive explosive device in Afghanistan was recently awarded the Purple Heart — but he deferred the honor to the soldiers who are still fighting overseas, or didn't return from war.

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No bids on Glens Falls Civic Center

The venue that's hosted rock superstars and a half-dozen hockey teams failed to prompt one bid Monday Aug. 18 when it was put up for a public auction. The lack of bids is expected to embolden the Coalition to Save Our Civic Center, a group of area community leaders who seek to continue its operation as a sports and entertainment venue under a public-private partnership.

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