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Family & Memorial Day | Little Bits

As I sat on our back deck soaking up the ambiance of our beloved Saranac River on Memorial Day morning, I reflected on many things including what we once called Decoration Day.

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Passing down the fishing pole | Conservation Conversations

It was 25 years ago, when some fellas from Moriah got together and decided it was time do to something for the kids.

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Harold Ross, Fourth Generation Farmer

Johnsburg Historical Society

Harold Ross is a fourth generation farmer from Bakers Mills who was born in Argyle, Washington County.

Lilac bushes | Mill Creek Musings

May is a lovely time of year when the lilac bushes are in bloom.

Frost | Bakers Mills News

Frost hit the area three mornings in a row.

Mosaic Organisms | Notes from Planet Earth

Mosaics exist in places other than on the retaining walls of Main Street in North Creek and in architectural decorations found in buildings and monuments throughout the world.

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Elvis Festival returns to Lake George

One of the largest Elvis festivals in the Northeast will return to the Village of Lake George on Wednesday, May 27.

Disagrees with part of column

While I agree with Dan Alexander that the Military Religious Freedom Foundation is being absurdly heavy-handed in their objection to Air Force Major General Craig Olson’s official proselytizing (the subject of Mr. Alexander’s May 23 Publisher’s Column), I object to his stepping well beyond the historical facts about our nation in his eagerness to condemn – or should I say damn? – this secular group.

Diversity Photo Show calls for entries

The Arts Center is once again hosting its Diversity Juried Photography Exhibit.

New Ticonderoga shuttle service, rail connection can be example for other communities

Fort Ticonderoga and Amtrak have teamed up to give rail passengers a more inviting experience to the historic former military installation, which is widely seen as one of the region’s great cultural attractions.

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Community, students contribute to Community Service

After two postponements, Minerva Central Jr./Sr. High School students and their teachers participated in a school and community service day Friday, May 1.

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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.

The importance of local businesses | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Local, home grown businesses in our rural areas provide so much more to the stability of our community economy than many realize.

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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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