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Phinney, Nolette announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Kathy Phinney of Elizabethtown announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Jordan Phinney, to Andrew Nolette, son of Patricia Nolette of Lebanon, NH and Peter Nolette of Cornish, NH.

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The benefits of a truly wild life! | Notes from the North Woods

Research continues to confirm what most of us already knew as kids, that outdoor recreation provides a variety of important benefits that go well beyond the obvious fun and games.

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Lake Placid to get Bassmaster tourney in 2016

The B.A.S.S. Elite Series will partner with New York State to bring the premier fishing tournament to Auburn and Lake Placid in 2016.

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‘Light up the Stage’ campaign announced

The Pendragon Theatre announces a new campaign on Adirondack Gives, Adirondack Foundation’s crowdfunding site for nonprofits, community groups and municipalities.

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'Warriors' take on Big Tupper mud

148 racers tackle mountain obstacle race

The fourth annual Tupperpalooza Warrior Run took place July 18, with 148 racers climbing, crawling and wading their way through a 3.5+ mile course at Big Tupper.

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Get back to nature and be happy! | Notes from the North Woods

In recent days, I’ve spent a fair share of time in the woods and on the mountains.

Catholic church to conduct census

The Catholic Community of St. Philip of Jesus in Willsboro; St. Elizabeth’s in Elizabethtown; St. Philip Neri in Westport and St. Joseph’s in Essex are conducting an informal census in an effort to both update their records and as a way of identifying community needs of the parishioners Saturday, July 25 and July 26.

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Depot Theatre to present four-night play reading series

The Depot Theatre kicked off its second year of “La Depot Dangereuse,” a play reading series that began Wednesday, July 15.

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Elizabethtown Day 2015

E-town Day was held Saturday, July 18.

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Fundraiser planned for Westport Central senior

“He’s a tough kid,” says family friend

A cookout and music festival will be held Friday to benefit Connor Martin and his family. The Westport teen recently underwent heart surgery for a congenital heart defect at the Boston Children's Center.

North Country Community College student selected for Summer Immersion Program  

North Country Community College is proud to announce that Carrie Gratto, a current nursing student from Tupper Lake, was selected to attend the exclusive “Try on a White Coat” Summer Immersion program at SUNY Upstate Medical University & University Hospital.

Hall of Fame fiddler Gretchen Koehler to play in Saranac

Gretchen Koehler, honored in 2012 with membership in the New York State Fiddlers Hall of Fame, will perform with one of her favorite music partners, pianist Daniel Kelly, on Sunday, July 19 at 4 p.m. at the historic United Methodist Church on Route 3.

The Foundation of CVPH awards $10,000 in scholarships

The Foundation of Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital awarded $10,000 in scholarships to graduating high school students in Clinton and Essex counties.

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Local food and connections highlight the St. Regis Café

Locally available food shapes menu at Paul Smith's College

The St. Regis Café, a student- and faculty-run restaurant at Paul Smith's College, works with area farmers to shape a week-to-week, sustainable menu.