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Ferebee, Preston to lead Essex County board of supers

Essex County lawmakers have selected Bill Ferebee to lead the board of supervisors and Randy Preston as his deputy. Both will be sworn in next week.

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Hookah bar opens in Lake George Village

The owners of R and P Hookah and Tea, recently opened in the heart of Lake George Village, say that their new business will provide an outlet for a currently underserved demographic in the region.

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Warrensburg community observes Memorial Day

Spectators lined the sidewalks in Warrensburg under cloudy skies to watch the annual Memorial Day procession march its way to the cemetery to honor those who fought and died in various American wars and conflicts.

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Adirondack Diversity Advisory Council holds LGBT sensitivity workshop

LGBT sensitivity trainer Brian McNaught presented a workshop called "Anyone can be an Ally" designed to create a more welcoming Adirondacks for residents and visitors at the Wild Center on Saturday, May 16.

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Local veteran inducted into NYS Senate Veterans Hall of Fame

Indian Lake resident and World War II veteran Frank Casazza was inducted into the New York State Veterans Hall of Fame for his service at a Tuesday, May 19 ceremony at the state's capitol.

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Essex Farm Institute hires executive director

The Essex Farm Institute, an agricultural education and research institution that aims to redefine sustainable farming, has hired their first full time executive director, Michele Drozd.

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Homeschooling movement sprouts shoots in North Country

Following a battlefield year in public education, a core of local parents have begun to mobilize to discuss alternative options for their children.

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YMCA Camp Chingachgook accepting summer program registrations

YMCA Camp Chingachgook is still accepting registrations for this summer for its premiere summer camp program.

Johnsburg Summer Youth Program to add swim lessons at Ski Bowl Park Pond

The Summer Youth Program is adding a sixth week to its session this year.

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Plan drafted by DEC for restoration of Great Camp Santanoni

Public meeting to be held for information and comments

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation released an updated draft unit management plan (UMP) for the Camp Santanoni Historic Area to restore and maintain the historic site, Commissioner Joe Martens announced Wednesday, May 13.

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From Johnsburg to Newcomb, district voters approve 2015-16 school budgets

Voters took to the ballot boxes on Tuesday, May 19, to approve 2015-16 school budgets proposed by five area districts.

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Meet the candidates for Chestertown supervisor

Chestertown Supervisor Fred Monroe has announced his retirement after 23 years in office, and two candidates have stepped up to run for his position.

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Mock car crash hits home with Warrensburg students

WCS’s junior class and Students Against Destructive Decisions chapter teamed up with the Warrensburg emergency squad to put on a mock car crash for upperclassmen on Wednesday, May 13.

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Douglas’ resignation to see supers shuffle

Essex County Board Chairman Randy Douglas’ resignation at the end of the week will lead to a shakeup in the board’s leadership, the first in nearly four years.