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Port Henry set to hold another dissolution vote

Residents in the Village of Port Henry will go to the polls later this year to decide if the government structure should be dissolved.

Beautification effort appreciated

I want to thank all of the Westport community members who have volunteered this summer to keep the flower baskets watered on the Westport bridge; the barrels of flowers in front of the Heritage House, the Black River and Hillside cemeteries, the Post Office, the Westport Library Association and the Wadhams Free Library.

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IRONMAN volunteer grant opportunities available

IRONMAN Lake Placid is only weeks away, but officials have announced that volunteer opportunities are still available, including those for local non-profit charities to qualify for Ironman Foundation Grants.

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Retired army colonel to challenge Stefanik in ‘16

A retired Army colonel has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik in the 2016 election for the 21st Congressional District seat.

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Strut benefit | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to remind you that the Mutt Strut 5k Run/Walk is swiftly approaching... July 12 will be here before you know it!

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital lands top hospital nod

Report: Hospital ranks within top 100 critical access hospitals

University of Vermont Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital has been named among the top hospitals in the nation by iVantage Health Analytics.

Free breakfast, lunch schedule announced

The Essex County Community Resources has announced its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

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Jubilee Riots to perform at Mirror Lake

The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series has announced the third performance in the seven week series, scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, as Celtic Night with Jubilee Riots.

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Local author introduces new ‘girly thoughts’ book

Join Dr. Patricia O’Gorman, local psychologist in Saranac Lake, and author of nine books, for a book signing of her latest book “The ‘girly thoughts’ 10 Day Detox” Saturday, July 11, at The Bookstore Plus from 7 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m.

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New superintendent, procedures announced at Clinton Correctional

Just one day after a dozen prison staffers were placed on administrative leave, the state has announced a new superintendent and a number of policy changes.

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Wet woods, high water and tall tales | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been an extremely, wet week to be in the woods, which is good for mushrooms, gardeners, whitewater paddlers and waterfall photographers, but not for much else.

Rock N’ Lil | Elizabethtown Social Center

The Tuesday, July 7, concert on the Center lawn features Rock N’ Lil, a local duo offering acoustic bluegrass, folk, and classic rock.

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'Wild Walk' to be unveiled Saturday, July 4

The Wild Center is preparing to open its latest addition to the public this Saturday — 1,270 feet of elevated walkway snaking through the Adirondack tree canopy called Wild Walk.

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It's time for the Best Fourth in the North!

Events run today through Saturday

Details have been announced for the upcoming 2015 Best 4th In The North Celebration beginning on July 1.

17th annual NYSEF Golf Tournament a success

Golfers play in support of the NY Ski Educational Foundation, 501(c)3

The 17th Annual New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) Open was held at the Lake Placid Golf Club on Sunday, June 14.

No free lunches this summer in Jay

The Jay/Black Brook Youth Commission summer playgrounds will not have free lunches available this year as once anticipated, reported the town on Tuesday.

Thanks to duck derby participants

On Sunday, June 21st, the Wadhams Volunteer Fire Company held the 5th annual Boquet River Duck Derby.

From the Front Lines of the Manhunt for Sweat and Matt

Our reporters detail what it was like to cover the history-making prison break

It’s over | Little Bits

A headline read, “It’s Over.” Like other traumatic events, most of us will remember what we were doing when the second of two Clinton Correctional Facility escapees was shot. This one lived.

A time for celebration and change | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Once again we are proud to join with members of the free community newspaper industry this July to celebrate the services provided to over 50 million homes around this great nation.

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