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Will it be a ‘White Space’ Christmas in Thurman?

A large number of households in Thurman, among the relatively few in the nation that don't now have broadband access, will soon be able to connect with the Internet and other digital resources due to their nationally acclaimed 'white space' system that will be operational in a week or two.

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Rep.-elect Stefanik briefs Willsboro, Essex residents on upcoming term

Representative-elect Elise Stefanik (R-NY) met with future constituents in Willsboro on Thursday, Dec. 18.

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Geraghty of Warrensburg chosen to lead Warren Co. board

The man who steered Warren County's finances successfully through the dark days of the recession is again chosen — for the third year — to lead the county.

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Crowd enjoys ‘Christmas in Brant Lake’

A heartwarming holiday event in Brant Lake that emphasizes creativity and community values was well received again in its 14th edition,by residents and visitors alike

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Bolton Eagles enjoying a 5-0 start in basketball

Bolton Central School is again pulling off an improbable feat in sports — and setting off into uncharted territory for the school — with their yet-undefeated 2014-15 season in girls basketball

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Sanalitro wins Minerva’s BOE seat

MINERVA— After the Dec. 2 forum at Minerva Central School, it was difficult to determine who would become the newest member of Minerva Central School’s Board of Education, which was decided by a Dec. 11 vote. However, one candidate had to come out on top and after the vote, as Ron Sanalitro beat out opponents Hayley Killon and Karen TenEyck to earn his spot on the board.

Girl Scouts of Northeastern NY adopt online cookie sales

GLENS FALLS — Everyday it seems as if more and more things are making the move online. People can get news digitally, go shopping without leaving the couch, and now buy cookies. The Girl Scouts have been knocking on doors and selling Thin Mints since 1917, making mouths water when that time of year rolls around. This January, the area’s cookie selling season, consumers will be able to visit their favorite girl scout’s website and click for cookies.

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The FUND for Lake George introduces new technology

LAKE GEORGE — The FUND for Lake George has been persevering to protect the Queen of American Lakes since 1980; their newly opened “Center for Lake George” features visualization technology to bring new understanding to the science behind the lake’s biggest threats. In a Dec. 15 interview, the FUND’s Corrina Parnapy, Water Quality Outreach Coordinator, opened up the center’s doors and revealed everything that was waiting inside.

North Country leaders look forward to upcoming legislative session

Albany agendas for North County officials include mandate relief, increased infrastructure funding and rollbacks of some of the state's most controversial policies

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Common Ground Alliance issues updated Blueprint for the Blue Line

The Adirondack Common Ground Alliance (CGA) has released the updated Blueprint for the Blue Line, a set of legislative priorities for the Adirondack Park for 2015 and beyond.

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Fish trap expected to pay dividends for salmon fishery

A significant upgrade at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle is expected to pay dividends for the health of the salmon population in Lake Champlain.

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Branding produce, collaboration, food processors envisioned to boost farming in Adks.

For the past 80 years, agriculture has been virtually dormant in the southern Adirondacks. Recently, with the interest in building a sustainable economy and consuming fresh local high-quality foods, farming in the area has re-emerged. Making a living in agriculture here, however, has been a formidable challenge — and ideas are now being shared on how to do it.

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Santa, real reindeer & crafts in spotlight at Wbg’s holiday celebration

A grieving boy's plea to Santa, a tribute to the jolly big elf who's loyal to his hometown, and enhanced craft fairs were all aspects of the 26th edition of Christmas in Warrensburg last weekend.

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Cuomo launches solar initiative

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced the launch of Community Solar NY, a new effort under the NY-Sun initiative to make implementing solar easier and more affordable for communities across the state.