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Berried Alive and Under the Shroom | Notes from the North Woods

By nature, humans are foragers.

Flowers tell all! | Conservation Conversations

Frank Woolner wrote a book called “Grouse and Grouse Hunting” back in 1970.

Stop the fear mongering over Ebola

This is response to your editorial, “Ebola makes its way to the U.S.” I was disturbed by the blatant inaccuracies in this editorial.

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SUNY Adk.’s new EMT course predicted to help local emergency squads

Foir years, fewer and fewer volunteers have been stepping forward to serve on the region's emergency squads. A new local EMT training course is expected to help curb the disturbing trend.

The Jerry Lewis Telethon of the 21st Century

There is one thing we absolutely cannot understand: why has anyone had anything bad to say about the Ice Bucket Challenge?

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Matt Funiciello (G) | Candidate Column

In this congressional race, three candidates (maybe four) will be on the ballot.

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Did you attend a county fair this year?

On the Street

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Congressman Owens, Aaron Woolf stump for Social Security in Willsboro

Aaron Woolf, the Democratic candidate for New York’s 21st Congessional District, took his fight to preserve Medicare and Social Security to Willsboro this morning in a joint appearance with Congressman Bill Owens.

Energy efficiency needs to be addressed

On Aug. 23 market goer’s will have the opportunity to discuss home energy savings with an area expert.

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No bids on Glens Falls Civic Center

The venue that's hosted rock superstars and a half-dozen hockey teams failed to prompt one bid Monday Aug. 18 when it was put up for a public auction. The lack of bids is expected to embolden the Coalition to Save Our Civic Center, a group of area community leaders who seek to continue its operation as a sports and entertainment venue under a public-private partnership.

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Blown engine? No sweat for teen race-car driver

A young race car driver amaze the crowd as they achieve an improbable feat.

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Model railroad museum in financial peril, may move from Pottersville

Visitors at the Railroads on Parade model train museum in Pottersville gaze at several of the detailed cityscapes created by Clarke and Barbara Dunham, world renowned set designers. The Dunhams are looking for a new financial backer or a new location, or both. Courtesy photo

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Citizens coalition to bid on Glens Falls Civic Center

Before the Times Union Center in Albany, the Glens Falls Civic Center was regional attraction for large-scale sports and entertainment events. Now with its operational expenses burdening local taxpayers, city leaders have put it up for public auction. A citizens group, however, has stepped forward with a mission to acquire it and keep it a locally managed venue.

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Senator Charles Schumer stumps in Saranac Lake for high-tech grant money

Funds would establish degree program at NCCC, fill in-demand jobs at local businesses

“Mechatronics” might be this fall’s local buzzword if North Country Community College locks in federal funds to establish a new degree program.

Cuomo announces designation of monies to fund outdoor recreation

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo anounced funding for multiple projects on Monday, July 21 that will expand and improve outdoor recreational opportunities in the Adirondack Park, including $750,000 to upgrade the Abanakee Dam on the Indian River, which was the site of the Govenor’s Adirondack Challenge in Indian Lake on July 20 to highlight recreational opportunities and promote the region’s tourism industry.

Support was ‘inspiring’

The North Country Hardship Fund would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to all who participated and supported Wayne Stock VII.

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Active Summer for Johnsburg Historical Society

The phrase “lazy days of summer” does not apply to Johnsburg Historical Society.

July 2014 | Weather Watch

July 2014 was a great Summer month here in the North Country, with temperatures mainly in the eighties and seventies.

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Crossbow comments | Conservation Conversations

The crossbow will be a legal hunting tool this fall, and has really stirred up the hornets’ nest.

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