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Area leaders ask Sen. Gillibrand for help in boosting economic growth

In a meetup with area leaders, U.S. Sen. Gillibrand is asked to help lure a new hockey team to Glens Falls, to commit more federal funds toward local infrastructure repair and expansion, and to assist Glens Falls Hospital with its financial shortfalls. Gillibrand, in turn, talked of new funding sources for small businesses and revealed she saw her first rock concert at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend?

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SUNY Adk.’s new CEO honored as giant chair is unveiled

As a giant Adirondack chair is dedicated on the SUNY Adirondack campus in conjunction with the inauguration if the institution's new president Kristine Duffy, students talk about their views on Duffy's character and the new course she envisions for the community college.

What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend?

Question of the Month

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Bogstompers Wanted

If you’ve got a knack for the natural world, then local scientists have a job for you

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Snow, frigid weather delay spring sports

With North Country ballfields covered in snow, high school softball and baseball season schedules have been cut dramatically and practices have been held indoors — or on parking lots when the temperatures permit.

Dollars for Scholars reorganized

The Minerva Dollars for Scholars has recently undergone reorganization.

Farrell on Dean’s List

Colin Farrell has been placed on the Dean’s List for Fall semester at the State University of New York College at Cortland.

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Ticonderoga thespians present classic tale

Students perform ‘Pride and Prejudice’

A 200-year-old tale came to the stage at Ticonderoga High School as students presented “Pride and Prejudice.”

Indian Lake hosts March Reading Challenge

The Indian Lake Central School participated in a March reading challenge throughout the month of March.

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Sentinel thinclad Harvard bound

Jay Hebert makes it official

Jay Hebert is used to leading the field. He’s a four-time state champion and All-America in track. He’s expected to be named Ticonderoga High School valedictorian in a few weeks.

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North Warren Band performs at Lincoln Center

The North Warren High School Senior Band recently performed in front of some famous conductors at Lincoln Center in the National Band & Orchestra Festival, and several band members reflect on the experience.

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New poll spells good, bad, ugly for Cuomo

A poll by the Siena Research Institute shows New York State residents give Gov. Andrew Cuomo mixed grades. According to the poll there was slippage in Cuomo’s job performance and generic re-elect ratings. By a 64-28 percent margin, voters say Cuomo has been an effective governor. However, on seven of eight specific issues, only between 15 and 26 percent of voters said that issue has improved since Cuomo’s been governor, while between 24 and 45 percent of voters said it has gotten worse. The poll was based on the opinions of 813 registered voters. The poll asked about ensuring equal rights for New Yorkers, New York’s business climate, lessening corruption in state government, state government effectiveness, personal economic well-being, quality of public education, economic well-being of most New Yorkers, and fairness of the state’s tax policy.

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Master gardener candidates sought

People wanted in Ti, Crown Point, Schroon Lake

Do you have a green thumb? Would you like to have a green thumb? If so, Cornell Cooperative Extension would like to hear about it.

Indian Lake Central School board petitions available

Petition forms for the nomination of candidates for the office of Board member of the Indian Lake Central School are available in the District Office.

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