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Keith Lobdell

Editor, Valley News
518-873-6368 Ext: 216

Keith Lobdell returned to the Valley News in December of 2010 after spending four years as a reporter with the Whitehall Times. Lobdell previously worked at Denton Publications from 2000-2004. He lives in Westport with his wife and three children.

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Moriah falls in Final Four action

New York Mills reaches state title game

The key for rivals of the Moriah Vikings in the 2013-14 boys varsity basketball season was finding a way to stop sophomore Adam Jaquish. All had, for the most part, failed — until New York Mills brought the height and quickness needed to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D semifinals at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Mills scored a 57-24 win March 14.

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Stefanik makes campaign rounds in Westport

Stefanik, who has worked in her family’s plywood business in Broadalbin, said their company has supplied materials for the Dick Sherman-led company for many years.

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Woolf makes media rounds

NY-21 candidate meets with Denton Publications, other news outlets

Democratic congressional candidate Aaron Woolf said it was an “enormous release” to finally go public with his campaign.

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Police still seek clues in two-year search for Colin Gillis

Two years after he was first reported missing by family and friends, New York State Police continue to seek leads in the investigation into his disappearance.

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ELCS, Moriah advance to D finals

The Lions used a 13-7 second quarter to extend an early lead to 27-20 at the half and held off a couple of Keene surges in the second half to keep the lead.

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Dems choice keeps quiet

Members from the Democratic committees met in Long Lake two days before Valentine’s Day to quietly make their choice for a candidate to replace the current incumbent Congressman, Democrat Bill Owens of Plattsburgh, who announced earlier this month that he would not be seeking re-election.

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Stefanik the choice for NY-21 GOP chairs

Essex County GOP Chairman Ron Jackson, former Essex Supervisor, announced that 11 of the 12 counties had given their blessing to Elise Stefanik, the current Willsboro resident who has served in the George W. Bush cabinet and the Paul Ryan Vice Presidential candidacy team.

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Essex County officials question state budget areas

As part of a series of informational forums held after Cuomo’s annual budget address, Deputy Secretary of State Dede Scozzafava was on hand at the Old County Courthouse in Elizabethtown to hear both praise and concern from government officials and the public.

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Douglas opts out of NY-21 race

Douglas announced Feb. 4 that he would not be seeking the NY-21 seat, currently held by Plattsburgh’s Bill Owens, who has announced he will not seek re-election.

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Lakes to Locks previews new tourism app

Those in attendance at a gathering of local chambers of commerce in Westport Jan. 23 got the chance to see a first-of-its-kind app being developed for Lakes to Locks Passages.

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