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Allegory of a life long entrepreneur

66 years of hair for Ken Hyatt

In 1950, Ken Hyatt cut his ribbon and opened the doors to his 4301 Main Street shop. Sixty-six years later he is still opening the same doors.

Allott honored | On Campus

Zachary Allott, a resident of Elizabethtown was honored at Champlain College’s annual awards dinner for the Division of Communication and Creative Media.

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North Country fire departments near flashover

A generation of fighters are aging out of the profession and there’s no one waiting in the wings to replace them.

National Prescription Drug “Take-Back” Day | Elizabethtown Column

I hope everyone had a peaceful Easter holiday.

Andrea Knight benefit dinner | Keeseville Column

This is the weekend that the Chesterfield Rod and Gun Club will be hosting their annual Sportman’s Show Saturday April 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 in the afternoon and Sunday from 9 a.m. until 3.  

My favorite serpent, the timber rattlesnake | Essex Column

This Friday evening, the 25th, a gospel choir will perform at the Essex Community Church at 7:30 pm.

Soundwaves concert | Westport Column

For nearly two decades, we have enjoyed Thursday night community concerts at the Performance Pavilion in Ballard Park during the summer season.

Boston strong | Willsboro Column

The Easter Bunny traveled through town with no trouble and left off a lot of candy treats, much to the pleasure of our young population.

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Spring Cleaning | North Country SPCA

The Spring Cleaning excitement continues this week at The North Country SPCA.

Electronic cigarettes need a closer look | Kids Count

Though the dangers of cigarettes were long known, it wasn’t until 1971 that television advertisements promoting cigarettes was banned.

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Boat washing program set for May debut

Those wanting to learn more about the new boat washing program on Lake George can visit a new website created through the Lake George Park Commission.

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CATS hike drawing visitors from afar

The Champlain Area Trails Grand Inn-to-Inn Hike is attracting local residents, people from neighboring counties, and out-of-state visitors to walk on trails and scenic back roads from the Westport Hotel & Tavern to the Essex Inn on Saturday, May 3.

On the Affordable Care Act | Guest Viewpoint

Thank you for shining the spotlight on the Affordable Care Act in your recent Veiwpoint column (Not so affordable health care, March 1).

To frack or not to frack?

Politicians have a knack for skirting issues which might cost them votes at the ballot box, or worse, campaign dollars on the road to election.

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They never give up! | Conservation Conversations

I was driving past the farm in Chazy thinking about a friend who passed away.

Revising the law to guide | Notes from the North Woods

In a recent column detailing the history of Adirondack guides, I included a quote taken from an 1880’s era tourist guidebook.

T-ball, baseball season to begin

Westport Youth Commission’s spring t-ball and baseball season starts on Tuesday April 29.

Kindergarten registration, screening slated

Registration and screening appointments for children entering kindergarten at AuSable Forks Elementary School are available.

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Ahead of primary, GOP NY21 hopeful Elise Stefanik talks tax reform, small business growth

One of the two Republicans seeking her party’s nomination in the race to replace outgoing Congressman Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh), Elise Stefanik sees herself as the small business candidate.

A job well done is worth doing | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

A recent survey by the website CareerCast.com came up with a list of the 10 most desirable careers and rounded out the report with the 10 worst careers.

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