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Thom Randall

Editor, Adirondack Journal
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SUNY Adk.’s new EMT course predicted to help local emergency squads

Foir years, fewer and fewer volunteers have been stepping forward to serve on the region's emergency squads. A new local EMT training course is expected to help curb the disturbing trend.

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No bids on Glens Falls Civic Center

The venue that's hosted rock superstars and a half-dozen hockey teams failed to prompt one bid Monday Aug. 18 when it was put up for a public auction. The lack of bids is expected to embolden the Coalition to Save Our Civic Center, a group of area community leaders who seek to continue its operation as a sports and entertainment venue under a public-private partnership.

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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.

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Youth football sign-ups and practices scheduled

It's again time for that sports program that's brought fulfillment and fun — as well as lessons in sportsmanship and responsibility — to hundreds of local children: Warrensburg Youth Football.

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Officials say new Wbg. Health Center to boost area residents’ health - and the local economy

The new Warensburg Health Center will not only radically change the streetscape of this rural Adirondack town, but it will bring a wide variety of specialty health care closer to home for about 25,000 area residents.

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Downsized youth fair set for Saturday

Despite budget cuts and a shortage of volunteers, the Warren County Youth Fair continues for 2014 with a lineup of activities.

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Thurman chief blasts councilmen for inaction on DEC directives, secretive decision-making

An Adirondack Journal exclusive report

Evelyn Wood chastises the town councilmen for clandestine decision making and inaction on a DEC directives, citing that they may be putting town finances at risk.

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Lumberjacks, re-enactors impress crowd at Mountain Days

Local lumbering skills — featuring world-class male and female lumberjacks — as well as re-enactors of local history are featured at a traditional summer festival in rural Stony Creek.

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