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Keith Lobdell

South Bureau Editor
518-585-9173 Ext: 111

Keith Lobdell returned to the Valley News in December of 2010 after spending four years as a reporter with the Whitehall Times. Lobdell previously worked at Denton Publications from 2000-2004. He lives in Westport with his wife and three children.

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Beekmantown, Chazy sweep Section VII soccer top seeds

NAC girls, LPCS boys atop C tables

The Section VII playoffs are set to begin in classes B, C and D with some familiar faces at the top of the tables.

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Moriah man king of local truck pull circuit

The 38-year-old who works at Moriah Central School captured the Adirondack Tractor Pullers Association titles in the 5,500-lbs., 5,800-lbs. and 6,800-lbs. stock truck points standings.

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Saranac defense, running game down Patriots

This time, it was the Chiefs of Saranac scoring a 43-7 win over the AuSable Valley Patriots Oct. 3.

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Saranac Lake scores lone touchdown in defensive battle with Ticonderoga

Neither Saranac Lake or Ticonderoga were able to manage more than 155 yards of total offense, but the Red Storm was the beneficiary of the longest play of the game, a 39-yard strike from Tristin Fitzgerald to Ty Marmion in the third quarter to give the team a 7-0 win over the Sentinels. Sept. 26.

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Peru rallies in fourth to defeat Ticonderoga

A wet field and confident Ticonderoga squad held the Peru Indians at bay for three quarters of their Sept. 13 football game.

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New faces featured for Ausable Valley Central School Patriots in 2014

Coach Heith Ford has a lot of different faces looking back at him as he calls the plays during preseason practices.

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McGinness gives back with debut country album

The Moriah and Middlebury native recently released his debut album, “It’s Gonna Be a Good Night,” on iTunes, Google Play and online (joeMcGinness.net) and other digital outlets. His first single, one of six original songs from the album, was released in April, and has sold over 7,000 copies digitally through iTunes, XBox, Amazon and Google Play.

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Fort Ticonderoga flexes economic muscle

At a special press conference July 1, President and CEO Beth Hill announced the historic site brings in almost $9 million annually in economic impact, factoring in visitor spending from tourists; spending by Fort Ticonderoga in its daily operations; the indirect and induced impacts created by labor income as it flows into the regional economy; and tax revenue generated by that spending.

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Fundraisers announced to help injured Moriah teen

The fundraisers will take place in Ticonderoga July 18 and at the Moriah Country Club the following day, all to help pay the medical expenses of Ryan Gunning, a 14-year old Moriah Central School student who was injured in an accident on Mountain Spring Road in Westport recently.

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Where you can find local produce this summer

With small agriculture and local produce markets flourishing throughout the North Country, Adirondack Harvest has announced the location of region farmer’s markets for the 2014 season.

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