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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.

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.

Library donates free and discounted passes

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Tour looking for Artisans and crafters

Artisans and Crafters are needed for the 17th Country Christmas Tour.

New rules for oil tankers

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced last week that it will raise safety standards for transporting volatile liquids across U.S. rail lines.

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Experience mountain-town culture, art & music Saturday at 'Thurman Showcase'

Homegrown music, art and locally crafted food are featured in Saturday's Thurman showcase, an expo that reveals insights into mountain-town traditions and culture.

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Warrensburgh Farmers’ Market is spurring development of small local farms

With farmers' markets now proliferating in the southern Adirondacks, it's appropriate to review the market that lead the way and recognize the venue's founder Teresa Whalen and her tole in promoting fresh local, nutritious food for all.

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Second farmers’ market to open in Warrensburg

Enthusiasts of fresh, local produce in the Warrensburg area will now have two local weekly markets to patronize.

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Six-story Lake George Marriott hotel project okayed by APA

A hotel and conference center development project predicted to change the ambiance of Lake George while boosting jobs and area commerce — as well as attracting upscale visitors — received a key permit approval from the Adirondack Park Agency.

Edible wild plants presentation to be held at Johnsburg Library

Yes, we live in (or visit) the beautiful Adirondacks, which is blessed with a great diversity and abundance of plants, often in lawns and fields. Did you ever wonder just what those plants are, and whether or not they are edible?

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Haroff to oversee Clinton County auction

Clinton County Treasurer Kimberly Davis has announced that Clinton County will hold a Real Property Tax Foreclosure Auction of approximately 50 properties on Wednesday, July 23 at the West Side Ballroom, located at 253 New York Road in Plattsburgh, NY.

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Area leaders vow to solve rail freight hangups

Warren County's Economic Development czar Ed Bartholomew is frustrated about red tape involved with rail transportation, vital for moving area industries' products to national and international customers at a competitive price. His concerns have resulted in a task force being formed to address the issue, and area government leaders have now signed on.

Flea Market Vendors Wanted

The Adirondack Tri-County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Auxiliary Annual Flea Market are looking for vendors August 2 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.