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Lost in a change of seasons | Notes from the North Woods

The recent Columbus Day holiday weekend certainly brought out the crowds, as hikers too to the trails, and paddlers packed the ponds.

Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?

Nonprofit organizations abound throughout the North Country.

North Country Community Papers alive and doing well | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you for the encouraging responses the staff and I have been receiving, regarding our news content in the papers.

Need for United Way never greater

The need for the services that United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. helps support has never been greater.

Supports Affordable Care Act

I have two relatives whose medical conditions would make them totally uninsurable without the Affordable Care Act (aka, Obamacare).

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Oktoberfest street party in Lake George this weekend

Fall festivals in Warren County celebrate Bavarian traditions

German beer, Bavarian music and food, plenty of smiles, streets full of partying people — what a way to usher in Fall — and it's all in lake George Village this weekend as well as in Hague the following weekend.

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DEC: Youth Hunt event, smart phone apps show agency's commitment to outdoor sports

As the North Country comes alive with the sound of gunshots, the state’s Department of Conservation has launched a publicity campaign to remind the public of a pair of hunting-related initiatives designed to broaden interest in the state’s sporting industry.

Praise for coach

Here at MCA we do not like to praise men, but we love to praise people who are allowing the Lord to work through them.

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Bolton-Warrensburg girls soccer team grabs league leadership

The Bolton-Warrensburg Girls Soccer team carves out their own berth in history — its a new level of achievement for the Bolton Central girls soccer program, and a whole new experience for Warrensburg High athletes.

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As It Used To Be and As It Is Now | Johnsburg Historical Society Column

T.C. Murphy Lumber Company is the latest business in the Town of Johnsburg to be interviewed by the Johnsburg Historical Society.

Question on the Month: What is you favorite thing to do on the weekend?

Johnsburg Central School - Mrs. Knickerbocker’s class

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NY21: Candidates joust in first televised debate

The three candidates running to represent New York’s 21st Congressional District exchanged blows in a televised debate on Oct. 8.

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New faces join Denton staff

Denton Publications has announced the hiring of a new staff reporter along with welcoming an intern from Ticonderoga High School.

The price of service

For the past twenty years the residents and visitors to the Town of Johnsburg have had the tremendous benefit of hard working volunteers to provide them with quick, professional emergency medical service.

Brochure applications now available

Applications are now available for businesses to be listed in the 2015 Minerva Business and Recreation Brochure.

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Barn Party this Saturday to benefit Skyler Castro, 9, stricken with cancer

Jamiee and Roy Ross’s annual Benefit Barn Party is to be held from noon to about 11 p.m. Saturday Oct. 11 — and this year proceeds from the event go to help the family of nine-year-old Skyler Castro of Thurman, who is now undergoing treatment for bone cancer.

Cuomo needs to step to the plate and debate

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has done a lot for the North Country to boost our sagging economic fortunes, like promoting tourism, hammering out a moderate agreement on the Essex Chain Lakes, pouring cash into infrastructure development and rolling back restrictions on craft breweries, a measure that further uncorks the bottled-up entrepreneurial spirit of our fellow New Yorkers.

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Janet Duprey (R) Plattsburgh 115th Assembly District | Candidate Column

In the first opinion piece, I wrote about my public service in County government and the Assembly.

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An end of the season romp | Notes from the North Woods

Well, I did it! I finally took a little trip way back into one of my favorite brook trout waters.

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