Mike Mender

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New rafting company to open in North Creek

If two local entrepreneurs succeed in launching their business from a garage behind Izzy’s Market on Main Street in North Creek, the area will add another rafting company to its offering of outdoor adventure experiences.

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Johnsburg board considers condemning Cuomo's SAFE Act

The New York SAFE Act wasn’t on the Johnsburg Town Board agenda for the Feb. 19 regular board meeting, but it only took a question from a resident in the audience to move the issue to the forefront of the Board’s consciousness.

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Johnsburg Planning Board sees changing of the guard

The Johnsburg Town Board unanimously appointed Cork Nester on Tuesday, Feb. 5 to succeed Dottie Osterhout as town Planning Board chairman after Osterhout stepped down from the board after a tenure that spanned more than 22 years.

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Johnsburg Town Board awards scrap metal bid

The Johnsburg Town Board on Tuesday, Jan. 15 awarded the 2013 scrap metal bid to Eastside Metals and Recycling. The company will pay the town $203 per net ton for scrap metal hauled away from the town transfer station.

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Rafting company proposes new base complex; neighbor objects

Beaver Brook Outfitters, Wevertown

Sometimes one man’s vision is another man’s blight. Such is the case in North River where Peter Burns seeks to move the base of operations for Wevertown-based Beaver Brook Outfitters to a parcel of land along Route 28.

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Johnsburg Town Board organizes for 2013

Councilman questions town attorney appointment

The Johnsburg Town Board made quick work of its 2013 organizational meeting on Thursday, Jan. 3 at the Wevertown Community Center, spending just 27 minutes gavel-to-gavel to approve a host of resolutions designed to give the board form and structure for the coming year.

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Johnsburg appoints interim town justice

The recent retirement announcement by Johnsburg Town Justice James French put the Town Board in a predicament at its board meeting Tuesday, Nov. 21 as it tried to decide how to proceed in replacing French.

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Johnsburg Town Board restores some museum funding, approves 2012 budget

The Johnsburg Town Board approved a $1.2 million spending plan for 2013 on Thursday after adding $5,000 funding for the North Creek Depot Museum and an additional $4,000 for Hudson Headwaters Health Center.

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Johnsburg Planning Board approves Riverside Fire Department expansion

The Johnsburg Planning Board unanimously approved plans for an addition to the Riverside Volunteer Fire Department building on Riverside Station Road on Monday, Oct. 22.

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Johnsburg board mulls modest property tax increase

2013 spending plan under 2 percent tax cap increase

Johnsburg taxpayers can anticipate a property tax increase less than the state-mandated 2 percent tax cap.

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