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Farm 2 Fork Festival on tap in Saranac Lake

A bounty of locally produced food and drink is on the menu for the fifth annual Farm 2 Fork Festival, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Saranac Lake’s Riverside Park.

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Arts and antique show slated at Keene’s Marcy Field

The 22nd annual High Peaks Arts and Antiques Show will take place rain or shine on Marcy Airfield.

Lake Placid Central School benefits from book signing

Twenty people attended an Au Sable Forks Free Library book signing event on Aug. 2.

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Did you attend a county fair this year?

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Congressman Owens, Aaron Woolf stump for Social Security in Willsboro

Aaron Woolf, the Democratic candidate for New York’s 21st Congessional District, took his fight to preserve Medicare and Social Security to Willsboro this morning in a joint appearance with Congressman Bill Owens.

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The 2014 Essex County Fair

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Visiting artists to ‘paint the town’ at Plein Air Festival

Aug. 21-24

Sixty artists are now registered to participate in the 6th Annual Adirondack Plein Air Festival from Aug. 21-24.

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Quilt raffle to benefit BRI’s Adirondack Center for loons

Biodiversity Research Institute’s (BRI’s) Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation is pleased to announce its 2014 Loon Quilt Raffle.

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Senator Charles Schumer stumps in Saranac Lake for high-tech grant money

Funds would establish degree program at NCCC, fill in-demand jobs at local businesses

“Mechatronics” might be this fall’s local buzzword if North Country Community College locks in federal funds to establish a new degree program.

Cuomo announces designation of monies to fund outdoor recreation

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo anounced funding for multiple projects on Monday, July 21 that will expand and improve outdoor recreational opportunities in the Adirondack Park, including $750,000 to upgrade the Abanakee Dam on the Indian River, which was the site of the Govenor’s Adirondack Challenge in Indian Lake on July 20 to highlight recreational opportunities and promote the region’s tourism industry.

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“Roadside Adventures” gets local screening

The Adirondack Carousel will host a screening of the Mountain Lake PBS “Roadside Adventures” episode highlighting the New York State Carousels on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 5 p.m in Saranac Lake.

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Local students earn Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union scholarships

The Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Academic Scholarship Program being offered to TFCU members who are high school seniors. 

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Mid-day blaze displaces Morrisonville family

The two story home of Heidi Daniels and Tyler Terry on the Flat Rock Road in Schuyler Falls was nearly a complete loss after being engulfed by flames in the middle of the day on Wednesday, Aug. 13.