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Moriah family focused on helping others after lawsuit win

“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”

The other side of the story

I would like to respond to Mr. Irv West’s letter to the editor, you state that the young man in Ferguson was shot for robbing a store, and he did rob a store, he was captured on video surveillance doing just that.

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Library announces closures and exhibit

The Town of Johnsburg Library will close Wednesday, Dec. 31, at 3 p.m. and Thursday, Jan. 1.

A very merry Christmas | Bakers Mills News

Shirley Cleveland called me to say her brother, Tim, was in the hospital for three days with five breaks in three of his ribs.

Coaches vs. Cancer comes to Indian Lake

The Indian Lake/Long Lake varsity basketball teams will be taking part in the unique fundraising campaign Friday, Jan. 16.

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A classic Adirondack Christmas story | Notes from the North Woods

Every year, our family gathers around an extremely well decorated tree on Christmas eve, in order to share a long held tradition of reading a Christmas story.

Make quit smoking a goal

It’s almost that time again. Time to reflect on the past year and time to resolve to do something differently in the months ahead.

Our Town Theatre Group sends thank-yous

From all of us at Our Town Theatre Group, we’d like to thank our Community, from all the people in Johnsburg, North Creek, Chestertown, Minerva, and elsewhere for helping us make our 2014 season a success!

Abolish Protect the Adirondacks!

Five years ago, our editorial board called for the Adirondack Park Agency to be abolished.

Tis the Season

With the holiday season upon us we are a society currently expressing our best wishes, joy, appreciation, and the like to our fellow man.

New Year - New Era | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

2015 already? I can’t believe how fast the years seem to fly by.

Supports board’s cemetery effort

This is to support the Essex County Board of Supervisor’s efforts to take back the cemetery that was used to inter residents of the former Essex County Home.

Column embarrassing

The Publisher’s Column in the Dec. 13, 2014 issue of the Journal confused and embarrassed me.

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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.

Building will be named

As most of your readers will know, Hudson Headwaters will soon complete the building of a new, vastly improved health center in Warrensburg.

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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

A character called “Sparkle Plenty” | Mill Creek Musings

I’ve developed the habit of looking outside before bedtime and again when I arise.

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