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Westmount sale stalled; co-generation contract questioned

Controversy surrounding the pending sale of Westmount Nursing home — and its costly cogeneration contract now under investigation — prompt county leaders to postpone moving forward on the deal.

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North Country fire departments near flashover

A generation of fighters are aging out of the profession and there’s no one waiting in the wings to replace them.

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Boat washing program set for May debut

Those wanting to learn more about the new boat washing program on Lake George can visit a new website created through the Lake George Park Commission.

On the Affordable Care Act | Guest Viewpoint

Thank you for shining the spotlight on the Affordable Care Act in your recent Veiwpoint column (Not so affordable health care, March 1).

To frack or not to frack?

Politicians have a knack for skirting issues which might cost them votes at the ballot box, or worse, campaign dollars on the road to election.

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They never give up! | Conservation Conversations

I was driving past the farm in Chazy thinking about a friend who passed away.

Revising the law to guide | Notes from the North Woods

In a recent column detailing the history of Adirondack guides, I included a quote taken from an 1880’s era tourist guidebook.

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Ahead of primary, GOP NY21 hopeful Elise Stefanik talks tax reform, small business growth

One of the two Republicans seeking her party’s nomination in the race to replace outgoing Congressman Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh), Elise Stefanik sees herself as the small business candidate.

A job well done is worth doing | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

A recent survey by the website CareerCast.com came up with a list of the 10 most desirable careers and rounded out the report with the 10 worst careers.

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Local author nominated for national award

 “When Men and Mountains Meet: Stories of Hope and Despair in the Adirondack Wilderness after the American Revolution,” by Glenn L. Pearsall of Johnsburg has been nominated for a national book award.

Essex County Democratic Committee seek election workers

The Essex County Democratic Committee is seeking Registered Essex County Democrats

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Area leaders ask Sen. Gillibrand for help in boosting economic growth

In a meetup with area leaders, U.S. Sen. Gillibrand is asked to help lure a new hockey team to Glens Falls, to commit more federal funds toward local infrastructure repair and expansion, and to assist Glens Falls Hospital with its financial shortfalls. Gillibrand, in turn, talked of new funding sources for small businesses and revealed she saw her first rock concert at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend?

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April is Poetry Month | Mill Creek Musings

Some folks start their day by watching “Good Morning America” or one of the other talk/news shows.

Autism Awareness | Bakers Mills News

Jay Witham, gospel singer, is now cancer free and will be able to sing and preach again.

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Smooth stretch of highway? | Conservation Conversations

This is another in the series of Road Trip articles, bringing you the conservation message.

Adirondack Pastel Society Honors Award Winners at TPCC’s Widlund Gallery

As part of its first annual members’ show, entitled “Color and Texture in the North Country”, The Adirondack Pastel Society held an artists’ reception and award ceremony Saturday evening, April 12, at the Widlund Gallery in the Tannery Pond Community Center, downtown North Creek.

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Curtis Lumber set for PetAPalooza

Curtis Lumber will host their fifth annual pet adoption day Saturday, June 14, across select retail stores located throughout New York and Vermont.

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Upstreet/Downstreet: Remembering North Creek

The Living History Committee of Johnsburg Historical Society recently sat down with Bill Bibby to interview and videotape one of the town’s most colorful characters.

United Way grateful

We would like to take this opportunity to send a huge thank you to everyone in the North Country who supported The United Way of the Adirondack Region 2014 Fundraising Campaign.

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