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Essex County hauling waste to Westport due to frozen pipes

Due to frozen pipes, Essex County is hauling their waste to Westport for treatment at the town's wastewater treatment plant.

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Sweet season arrives! For a pair of local producers, that means liquid gold

Maple Brook Farm in Reber has been producing maple syrup for generations. As more upstarts move to the region, Maple Brook has been lending out their expertise.

Pat Ward Memorial Tourney set for Saturday

This year’s installment of the Pat Ward Memorial Basketball Tournament features five men’s and one women’s match at the ELCS gymnasium.

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Fund to provide Keene Public Library with books

The Keene Public Library will be receiving a gift of 100 new children’s books, ranging from pre-kindergarten through early readers.

Morgan granted bond

The embattled Essex town clerk has been granted conditional bond following his arrest last month on a series of federal pornography charges.

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Students step up at College For Every Student summit as leaders, teachers take back seat

“Raise your hands high,” said College For Every Student vice president Tara Smith during her welcoming remarks to 80 students at the recent CFES Adirondack Leadership Summit.

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Queensbury super-at-large is leaving his Warren County post. Is a statewide campaign brewing?

Political observers are speculating that Westcott might be trimming his responsibilities so he can conduct advance work on a campaign to elect U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson to the governor's office in 2018.

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Krystal Chrysler granted top customer service award

The staff of a local automotive dealership is bestowed an elite award for their outstanding attention to customers' needs.

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Community rallies for family of beloved resident

Ward Lumber employee Mark Peduzzi passed away unexpectedly last month. A campaign to raise funds for his children’s education has raised nearly $7,500, with Ward contributing an additional $2,500.

DEC, police rescue stranded Marcy climbers

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday, March 22 commended the Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers, Environmental Conservation Officers and New York State Police involved in the rescue of a mother and her two sons from the summit of Mt. Marcy in Essex County after searching overnight in extreme weather conditions.

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Nomination process underway for North Elba/Lake Placid volunteer of the year

The National Volunteer Week Committee is accepting nominations for North Elba/Lake Placid’s 2015 Distinguished Volunteer of the Year.

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Newcomb community mobilizes to aid family who lost home, business in fire

W.D.'s Country Store burned down early Sunday morning, along with the proprietors' conjoined apartment. The Newcomb community is collecting donations and will host a fundraiser for the family at the Newcomb House this Sunday.

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Former federal prosecutor recalls fall from grace, redemption in new memoir

Andrew McKenna's memoir “Sheer Madness” is a taut tale of addiction laced with equal parts self-deprecation and acerbic wit.

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Westport gears up for bicentennial celebrations

Organizers for the town’s bicentennial have less than 100 days to whip the town into shape for their big day.