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Slashed benefits, staff cuts to stem from Westmount sale

Controversy over the pending sale of Westmount nursing home erupted again as documents were revealed that show the pending owner plans to cut staff and slash employee benefits at the facility when it is transferred to private ownership.

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Adirondack Tri-County Nursing Home auxiliary celebrate 40 years

The Adirondack Tri-County Nursing Home honored its auxiliary last Thursday for 40 years of continuous service to the home and their residents.

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Old Wbg. Health Center razed; park to be developed soon on site

The old Warrensburg Health Center building has finally been torn down about five weeks after a far-larger $9.5 million health center structure opened to the public.

New endowment established at Adirondack Land Trust

The Adirondack Land Trust is delighted to announce that the F. M. Kirby Foundation has made a $2 million commitment to help fund perpetual care of working farms and forests under conservation easements.

Essex Community Fund accepting grant applications

The Essex Community Fund (ECF) is now accepting applications for 2015 grants.

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One-man tutoring service making a difference for area students

Garrett Combs' Warrensburg-based tutoring service has helped 33 area students and counting.

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New gift and home decor store in Chestertown to hold reception April 11

A store that features intriguing handcrafted wares from area artisans as well as hosting art workshops has located in Chestertown, and an opening reception is set for Saturday April 11.

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Rachael Ray captivates crowd at local show

Rachael Ray shared candid conversation, quips, and insights into celebrity life as as well as a few recipes during her 13th annual benefit show at Lake George High School recently — and the capacity audience was captivated.

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Petitions seeking referendum on Westmount sale submitted

Petitions intended to force a public vote on the controversial sale of Warren County's Westmount nursing home to a private firm have been submitted to county officials, but a decision is pending on whether the number of signatures is adequate for the petitioners to achieve their objective.

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Ashley Seaver joins Warrensburg Chiropractic, practice expands

Warrensburg Chiropractic expands its services and focuses on wellness, weight loss and healthy lifestyles as Ashley Seaver, a Doctor of Chiropractic, joins the enterprise.

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Citizens welcome idea of bus service from Warrensburg south

Since trolleys stopped operating in Warrensburg many decades ago, Warrensburg has not hosted any form of public transportation. Now, a local entrepreneur has proposed to establish bus service — and area citizens respond with enthusiasm.

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High-speed ‘White Space’ broadband debuts in Thurman

Hundreds of households in rural, mountainous Thurman — sparsely populated and far beyond the reach of cable or FIOS service — have had no broadband access for decades. But now an innovative project to establish a "white-space" broadband broadcast system has connected a dozen homes, with many more likely to be hooked up soon. Those now connected to "white space" report that their new high-speed broadband, with no data caps, is life-changing.

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Warren County leaders endorse marijuana-growing plans

A proposal to establish a facility to grow and process medical marijuana took a step forward as Warren County supervisors embraced the plan with enthusiasm and praise.

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State: Help is on the way for broadband woes

If approved by the state legislature, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to provide universal broadband access by 2019 will begin to see liftoff sometime this spring.

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Krystal Chrysler granted top customer service award

The staff of a local automotive dealership is bestowed an elite award for their outstanding attention to customers' needs.