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The first winter ski | Notes from the North Woods

Well, I finally got out there! I’d been patiently awaiting the first ski trip of the New Year, since the beginning of Big Game season,

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The perfect marinade machine | Outdoor Tales

I have coined this column for more than two decades and rarely have taken the opportunity to endorse a service or product.

Christmas Room Sale | Elizabethtown Column

Christmas is approaching fast, only nine days left.

Winter solstice | Essex Column

The Reverend John Hunn would like to invite you to a candle lighting service at the Essex Community Church on Christmas Eve at 11 p.m.

Volunteer responders | Westport Column

Season’s Greetings to all and sundry—especially to seasonal residents who are joining us for a week or two (or, we hope, more) during the holidays.

Andrea Knight photography | Keeseville Column

The exhibit and sale of the photography of the late Andrea Knight is still going on at the Keeseville Free Library until Dec. 24 during regular library Winter Hours.

Children’s Memorial Garden | Willsboro Column

Well, I hope you got to see the beautiful downtown lighted Christmas tree.

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Every dollar doubled | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to remind you of our fundraising challenge for the month of December!

Warm holiday wishes | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

This time of year we all think about others and putting a smile on the faces of those we love.

Library story and craft hour | Elizabethtown Column

In the Christmas Spirit? Have your house or business all deck out from Lewis to New Russia?

No outstanding debts | Keeseville Column

In this month’s water bill is some important information.

Christmas in Essex festivities | Essex Column

The Christmas in Essex festivities kick off this Friday at the Essex Community Church with a performance by the Pleasant Valley Chorale.

Owl Prowl | Westport Column

Westport Central School is accepting nominations for the Wall of Distinction, which you can see next time you’re in the school in the hallway outside the Auditorium.

Special Christmas Eve services | Willsboro Column

A big thanks to the town crew that did an outstanding job of lighting our large evergreen tree in the downtown park area.

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Holiday Food Drive | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to announce that we are holding a Holiday Food Drive to benefit our shelter.