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Thom Randall

Editor, Adirondack Journal
518-504-4376

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Area leaders ask Sen. Gillibrand for help in boosting economic growth

In a meetup with area leaders, U.S. Sen. Gillibrand is asked to help lure a new hockey team to Glens Falls, to commit more federal funds toward local infrastructure repair and expansion, and to assist Glens Falls Hospital with its financial shortfalls. Gillibrand, in turn, talked of new funding sources for small businesses and revealed she saw her first rock concert at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

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SUNY Adk.’s new CEO honored as giant chair is unveiled

As a giant Adirondack chair is dedicated on the SUNY Adirondack campus in conjunction with the inauguration if the institution's new president Kristine Duffy, students talk about their views on Duffy's character and the new course she envisions for the community college.

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Chester citizens helping family of stricken toddler

A toddler is clinging to life after being stricken with a serious infection, and citizens of northern Warren County are reaching out to help the charming child's family.

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Rum-Runners’ Weekend wins APA’s ‘Best Community Event’ award

A new event celebrating the exuberance of the Prohibition era in northern Warren County — and captured the imagination of hundreds of people here and in the Capital Region — was honored last week as a 'Best Community Event' by the Adirondack Park Agency.

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Property rights group to celebrate 20th anniversary

A Constitutionalist group that lobbies to protect property rights is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a banquet — and all are invited.

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Local teen runs his own maple sugaring enterprise

Nick Perrone, 18, is one of few young maple entrepreneurs in NYS

Since he was a child, Nick Perrone was fascinated with maple sugar production and raising Christmas trees. Now, only 18, this high school senior is developing a formidable business out of these activities.

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Fundraiser today for man and wife both fighting leukemia

A man and wife — relatively young and committed to caring for others — have both been diagnosed with leukemia, and people in the region are reaching out with fundraisers to help pay for their medical bills and living expenses while they concentrate on fighting their life-threatening illnesses.

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North Country Ministry's Spring Gala is approaching

The agency that accomplishes so much for families in the North Country is holding their Spring Gala soon, and tickets are now available.

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Tickets on sale now for homegrown musical ‘Four Play’

A musical — about a group of four men sharing their concerns and aspirations candidly as they gather for golf annually through their adulthood — will have its debut in early April in Glens Falls before it goes on tour. The musical, hailed in its readings to date, was written by Queensbury mortgage broker Rick Wilson, drawing on his own experiences with a group of former college classmates. The show has been called the male answer to 'Menopause - The Musical.'

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Thurman’s Jack Wax Party this Saturday has deep local roots

People from near and far will be gathering this weekend in Thurman to savor the tasty age-old treat of Jack Wax, or maple syrup ladled onto ice crystals — but they'll also be enjoying Adirondack mountain-town hospitality as the local residents raise money to fight cancer.

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