Thom Randall

Editor, Adirondack Journal

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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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Blown engine? No sweat for teen race-car driver

A young race car driver amaze the crowd as they achieve an improbable feat.

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Lumberjacks, re-enactors impress crowd at Mountain Days

Local lumbering skills — featuring world-class male and female lumberjacks — as well as re-enactors of local history are featured at a traditional summer festival in rural Stony Creek.

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Major rock 'n roll and country music festival to debut in Lake George

This September, Lake George will be hosting its first ever two-day rock and country music festival with nationally renowned groups.

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Boy rescued from river rapids by Horicon fire chief

Horicon Fire Chief Jim Hayes has been praised for his fast action in pulling a young teenaged boy, stranded in rushing rapids of the Schroon River, to safety.

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Firefighters’ huge parade, convention & carnival this week in West Glens Falls

The annual firefighters convention and parade, for many years involving as many as 10,000 marchers and even more spectators, is coming to Queensbury this week — accompanied by a carnival, craft vendors and fireworks.

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Saturday at Stony Creek Inn: 'Dot & Johnstock’ fundraiser for musicians in need

The legendary Stony Creek Inn — a mountain-town bar and hotel with a substantial following — will be hosting its annual 'Dot & Johnstock' fundraising festival Saturday June 14.

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Lake George boat inspections lauded; lake invasive control efforts underway

Not long ago, boaters decried a proposed Lake George boat inspection program, but now that it's in place and protecting the purity and pristine recreational quality of the lake, criticism has ceased.

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Americade 2014 descends on Lake George

Rally features 9-11 exhibit, new stunt acts, largest-ever fireworks show

This year's edition of Americade motorcycle rally, featuring an expanded trade show, new stunt-riding acts and a largest-ever fireworks show — extends through Sunday June 8 in Lake George Village.

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