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Thurman poultry farm holding Grand Opening Sat. Sept 14

Discerning diners have enjoyed the top-quality cage-free turkeys of Whitefield's Farm for years. Now, after obtaining a processing license from the state, Don and Michelle Whitefield can sell their whole turkeys as well as processed poultry products to restaurants and through retail outlets.

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Paul Smith’s hunting policy not changing

Paul Smith’s College will continue to allow students to hunt on college owned land.

“There’s nothing in the SAFE Act that prevents a college from allowing a student to store a firearm on a campus,” said Phil Fiacco, Director of Campus Safety at Paul Smith’s.

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Local authors visit Etown Farmer’s Market

Authors from around the North Country were at the Elizabethtown Farmer’s Market July 12, celebrating the first local authors day at the site.

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Pageant caps day two of Essex Co. fair

While rain made its first appearance at the 165th Essex County Fair Aug. 1, it did not dampen the spirits of some of the fairs youngest competitors.

Railway starts seven-day summer service

The Saratoga & North Creek Railway began seven-day per week train schedules on Monday, July 1 to officially kick off the summer season.

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Chestertown Farmers’ Market, now expanded, opens Wednesday for 2013

Have you experienced a baffling traffic jam in the sleepy hamlet of Chestertown? Without a doubt, it's because of the local Farmers' Market — with hundreds of shoppers from the region anxious to browse among the produce, gourmet foods and handcrafted goods the venue offers.

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Field days held in Westport for local students

 Fifth- and sixth-grade students from 10 different schools participated in the 29th annual Essex County Environmental Field Days.

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Taste of Home coming to Ti E.M.A.

All of the excitement of the Taste of Home Cooking School is coming to the Employees Mutual Association in Ticonderoga on Saturday, June 1.

Indian Lake Theater readied for conversion

Change is Good event May 25

Pennies, nickels, dimes, oh my! Quarters, halfsies, Susan B. Anthonys. For Indian Lake Theater’s conversion to a state-of-the-art projection system, the coins that fill your pockets can be the agent of change.

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Farm-fresh food to be distributed in Warren Co. via CSA program

A century ago, family farms were common throughout the Adirondacks, providing local food to area residents — but industrialized farming took its place in the mid-1900s. But now, after a 70-year absence, small farms in the Adirondacks are on the rebound. One milestone in this trend is that fresh, naturally-grown vegetables, meat, eggs and yogurt — all produced locally in the Adirondacks — will be available this summer in Warrensburg as well as North Creek and Glens Falls due to a new Farm Share program.

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Visiting Wilton, Gillibrand praises new small-farm initiatives

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and citizens of the southern Adirondacks region struck a harmonious chord this week as the Senator expressed support for a pending federal farm bill that would improve citizens' access to fresh local foods while boosting small family farm operations.

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Supers Debate alcohol hours

Essex County Lawmakers have come up with a compromise when it comes to the matter of when “closing time” will be here. Members of the Public Safety Committee voted April 8 to turn back the clock on the time bars and restaurants can serve alcohol — from 4 a.m. until 3 a.m. Last month, the committee tabled a resolution that would have moved last call up to 2 a.m.

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April events at Paul Smith’s VIC

The Northern New York Maple Project continues at the Paul Smith's College VIC with maple sap collecting and boiling in the sugarhouse through Monday, April 8.

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Budget committee discusses sale of fairgrounds

While plans for the 165th annual Essex County Fair are well into the works, the fate of future fairs may be up to the Essex County budget committee.

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