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Thom Randall

Editor, Adirondack Journal
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Major rock and country music festival to debut in Lake George

Renowned bands such as NRBQ, Paranoid Social Club, New Riders of the Purple Sage are featured in this weekend's American Music Festival for the Lake — a first-ever event — in Lake George Village. The festival's lineup also features Claire Lynch who has won three 'Female Vocalist of the Year' awards and Robert Randolph & the Family Band, whose leader has won national acclaim for his Hendrix-like rock riffs on his pedal steel guitar.

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Adirondack Balloon Festival: a weekend of family fun starts Thursday Sept. 18

The Adirondack Balloon Festival, beloved by people of all ages both from the region and around the nation, launches its 42nd edition this Thursday and extends through the weekend.

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Warrensburg's huge sale to feature new Fun Zone, train access

Event now recruiting groups to provide children's activities

Warrensburg's famed 'World's Largest Garage Sale' has first-ever features this year.

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Chestertown public meeting on spurring economy scheduled

A public meeting to discuss ideas on local economic development is to be held Monday evening in Chestertown.

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Lake George Jazz Weekend to present acclaimed musicians Sat. Sept. 13 & Sunday Sept. 14

Whether its quirky, innovative music, gypsy jazz or straight-ahead stylings or selections from Fellini soundtracks, it's all being offered Saturday and Sunday at the Lake George Jazz Weekend by some internationally renowned artists.

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Extensive project to upgrade Million Dollar Beach launched

Environmentally-friendly porous pavement, boat washing stations, swimming and fishing piers with universal access, and an improved vehicle traffic flow — are all coming soon to Lake George's famed Million Dollar Beach in a $6.3 million construction project.

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Airport runway environmental hearing set for Wednesday Sept. 10

Whether to spend $8.3 million of taxpayer money on extending a runway at Warren County's airport — with about $400,000 of the sum shouldered locally — is again sure to spark controversy, as a public hearing on the development plans' environmental consequences is to be held Sept. 10.

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Local parade of Ford Mustangs scheduled; world record sought

A woman entranced with Mustangs since she was a teenager has organized a parade of the classic 'pony cars' through Lake George on Sunday Sept. 14, and she's hoping the procession will set a world's record.

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Adirondack Nationals car show to grip Lake George this weekend

Extravagant and artistically-conceived hot rods, bizarre but innovative custom vehicles, over-the-top muscle cars and lovingly restored antique sedans will all be featured at this weekend's annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show in Lake George, expected to be the largest in its quarter-century tenure. Although the police will likely be quelling the lawlessness that has plagued the nightly cruise-in, the event will still offer a memorable experience.

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Facing falling enrollment, Bolton and Warrensburg schools merge soccer programs

With an expanded pool of talent, Warrensburg athletes have a new opportunity to play soccer, and Bolton's renowned soccer team achieves new depth — in this first-ever sports team merger for the schools.

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