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Bird Flu Devastating U.S. Egg Industry

The U.S. egg industry is reeling from a colossal outbreak of avian flu, mostly among egg-laying chickens.

Call to lawmakers to support Museum Education Act

I am writing to urge the elected officials in the Northern New York area to support the Museum Education Act (MEA) introduced by Senator Betty Little (Senate Bill 5001) and Assemblymember Mathew Titone (Assembly Bill 8199).

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OSHA investigation: International Paper death 'could have been prevented'

A federal agency has cited the paper manufacturer with "two willful, one repeated and three serious" violations of workplace safety standards after a fatal accident took the life of a Schroon Lake man in January.

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County clerk petition challenge enters courtroom

The petition challenge against Luke Hudak, the Democratic challenger attempting to unseat Essex County Clerk Joseph Provoncha, has entered the courtroom.

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Warrensburg Jamboree to feature auction, carnival attractions

The long-running traditional community carnival to benefit the Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Company is set to return this weekend.

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Mitchell court date set; escape investigation continues

The woman accused of smuggling tools to the pair of inmates who escaped from Clinton Correctional last month will appear in court next week.

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Concerned with pollution, area officials seek to cut salt use in road de-icing

An estimated 33 million pounds of salt per year are spread on roadways in the Lake George watershed — killing plant life and altering the lake's chemistry. After many decades of the practice being taken for granted, local officials are concerned about the impact on the environment — and they're ready to consider changing their approach to de-icing roads.

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Patricia Higgins-Bollman a candidate for Chester’s town clerk post

A Pottersville resident whose family has a long tenure in public service announces her candidacy for the Chester Town Clerk post.

Essex County office-seekers step forward

Essex County voters will hit the polls this fall to sound off on their local officials, everyone from council members to supervisors.

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We’re here: Young professionals discuss issues, challenges facing Adirondack Park

Strong undercurrents of youthful activity are seeking to reverse a brain drain in the Adirondacks — if the ingredients can come together.

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Ticonderoga Police investigate swastika at Bicentennial Park

Ticonderoga Police Chief Mark Johns says any person believed to be responsible could be charged with a felony.

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Scozzy sounds off on tourism challenge

Tom Scozzafava hopped on his Harley Davidson on Sunday morning and roared to Indian Lake for the third annual Adirondack Challenge.

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Schroon board member wants public input on broadband

Some parts of the town are “just waiting” for equipment like cables to be installed, town board member Don Sage said.

Camping memories | Little Bits

I love music and enjoy a little trivia. As the years roll by, though, many lyrics have escaped me like a slow leak in your car tire.

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Get back to nature and be happy! | Notes from the North Woods

In recent days, I’ve spent a fair share of time in the woods and on the mountains.

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Indian Lake and Johnsburg

Open letter to Donald Trump

Dear Mr. Trump: Wow, you really have tried to stir up xenophobic enmity toward Mexican immigrants, legal and non-legal alike.

Remember the history of the rebel flag | Editorial

Good riddance. The Confederate battle flag has been taken off the statehouse grounds in South Carolina. It’s been placed in a museum — where it belongs.

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Local couple makes improvements to Brookwood

With quick access to Lake George and Lake Champlain, Brookwood RV Resort in Ticonderoga offers family camping with about 85 scenic campsites and a well-stocked store featuring local products.

Fox Lair seeks vendors

J & J Foxx Lair is looking for local farmers, crafters and artisans who would like to reserve a space to sell their products at a weekly local market.

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