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Duprey calling for support of bill to help military spouses

Assemblywoman Janet L. Duprey (R,I-Peru) is calling on state legislators to join her in supporting legislation that would help military families across the state gain employment when they are relocated for military service.

“I love the job!" Essex County Judge steps out

Essex County Judge Richard Meyer opens up job highlights, judicial style and the state of the race.

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Seeds in place for Section VII basketball tournaments

 Five schools earned the six top seeds in the Section VII boys and girls basketball tournaments starting this week.

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Public asked to volunteer for disease outbreak drill

A first-ever epidemic preparedness drill is to be conducted soon by Warren County Public Health Department, and area residents are being asked to participate.

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Warrensburg's Meat Store of the North - evolving, expanding

The legendary family-owned Jacobs & Toney market — a landmark in Warrensburg — will not change its basic nature under the ownership of a new generation, but it is adding contemporary conveniences and new services.

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Meat store and its proprietor — influential in lives, community

Jack Toney, for 50 years proprietor of Meat Store of the North in Warrensburg, has worked long hours at the market serving up custom cuts of meat as well as witty barbs, advice, and friendly greetings. The store has provided jobs for 100 or more local residents, and has launched the careers of many successful individuals.

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Jacobs & Toney’s market - a local mainstay for 100 years

Now celebrating its 100th anniversary, the Jacobs and Toney market in Warrensburg has not only survived a century, but it's flourished — providing fresh foods, quality meats and produce, as well as being a gathering place for people to socialize.

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Vast cookbook collection featured at Chester Library book sale

The Town of Chester Library's winter book sale annually draws hundreds of book collectors and avid readers from a wide area, spanning northeastern U.S. and Canada. This year, the sale features a remarkable collection of more than 600 cookbooks left to the library by the late Roberta Appleby, an area resident.

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Snowshoe softball tournament enters sixth year

If you’re looking for some good old fashion North Country style fun in the great outdoors with your family, neighbors and friends, exercise a bit and demonstrate your support for a great cause, then sign up for the annual “Be A Donor” (B.A.D.) Snow Shoe Softball Tournament.

Microenterprise grant program off to strong start

Essex and Hamilton County officials say the process to divvy out $100,000 as part of a new grant program to boost small businesses has been going swimmingly.

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Play Group invites all to play

Ten years ago Play Group, sponsored by North Country Ministry, was born.

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Local awarded ‘Individual Artist Grant’

Local artist Kate Hartley seeks community input in completing a new series of artwork, based on peoples’ ideas of the best experiences the Adirondacks have to offer.

Fundraiser planned for Indian Lake Central School scholarship

Indian Lake Goes Orange is a scholarship fundraiser and community beautification project that is being spearheaded by the Indian Lake School Community Service Club.

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Panel: Innovation, technology crucial for business and education

Leaders in business, industry and education in the Glens Falls-southern Adirondacks region offer their thoughts on the state of the economy and what it takes to be successful.